Tag Archives: streaming

‘Black-ish’ showrunner Kenya Barris signs on at Netflix

Kenya Barris, writer and director of the Emmy-nominated ABC show Black-ish and its Freeform spinoff Grown-ish, has signed a multi-year deal at Netflix. It's the latest coup for the streaming giant, which lured away blockbuster show creator Shonda Rhi...

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NBC Universal might reward you for streaming videos

NBC Universal is reportedly planning a different kind of online video service: one that pays you watch content and not the other way around.

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Drake’s latest streaming record: first artist to 50 billion streams

All year Drake has been on a streak of smashing streaming records, including 1 billion album streams in a week, single-day records for Apple Music and Spotify (and then again) and even had a hand in Ninja's record-setting Twitch session. Now his labe...

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‘True Detective’ director’s Netflix show ‘Maniac’ arrives September 21st

Netflix isn't quite done unveiling star-studded movies and shows. The online media giant has confirmed that Maniac, the series from True Detective season 1 director Cory Fukunaga, will premiere on September 21st. The dark comedy (based on a Norwegi...

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‘Mad Men’ creator’s Amazon series ‘The Romanoffs’ debuts October 12th

Need proof that Amazon is increasingly focused on blockbuster shows? Here's Exhibit A. Amazon has announced that The Romanoffs, the anthology series from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, will premiere on October 12th...

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Overwatch League will air on ABC, ESPN and Disney networks

Overwatch League playoffs kick off tonight and so does a partnership between Blizzard Entertainment and Disney that will bring the league's competitions to the Disney, ESPN and ABC family of networks. The companies agreed to a multi-year deal that wi...

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Anstream will stream retro games so you won’t have to pirate

Streaming might be the inevitable future of gaming but, as it stands now, there are still a lot of missing pieces for it to really work. It turns out, however, that there might actually be a perfect use case for it. At least that is what the new Antstream game streaming service is banking on.

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Drake’s new album is the first to stream 1 billion times in a week

We know, we know -- you're probably tired of hearing about Drake's new album setting records and otherwise dominating the internet.

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Netflix is dropping a classic feature next month

Just as Netflix’s star ratings went the way of the dodo, so too will its user reviews. Currently, users can submit and read reviews for TV shows and movies when browsing the service on desktop, but that feature isn’t long for this world. Netflix has announced that it will begin phasing out user reviews later this month, first removing the … Continue reading

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Netflix’s pricier ‘Ultra’ tier is inevitable

Netflix took Hollywood by storm with insights on customer data, bold decisions and a blank checkbook. But if the streaming service is going to spend as much as it does, it's either going to have to significantly grow its audience or find a way of mak...

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